Applications Open for Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2018!

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) is seeking applications for its Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers 2018 to increase motivation among young researchers contributing to research and development in agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and related industries in developing regions, which is promoted by Japan for the benefit of those countries. Research Fields The award covers research areas in agriculture, … [Read more...]

Open Society Foundations: Civil Society Leadership Awards

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Open Society Foundations is currently inviting applications for its Civil Society Leadership Awards to provide fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. Areas of Study Awards are available for study in the following areas: Communications, Journalism & Media Culture, History & Society … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2018 United Nations Human Rights Prize

Deadline: 6 April 2018 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is seeking nominations for the 2018 United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights. The prize will be awarded at an event at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 10 December 2018, as part of the annual commemoration of the Human Rights Day. The United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights is an honorary award given to individuals and organizations in recognition of outstanding … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award!

Deadline: 8 April 2018 WAN-IFRA in partnership with Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking nominations for its 2018 Women in News Editorial Leadership Award that aims to recognise an exemplary contribution of an Editor to her newsroom and under her leadership, the contribution of her newspaper to society. The Women in News Editorial Leadership Award will be awarded to two outstanding woman editors who are first amongst their peers in inspiring and paving the way … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women of Peace Award!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Women of Peace Award to help make the homes, streets, and schools safer and more peaceful. The awards are given to selfless, passionate women and girls who are working to promote peace. They receive a small monetary award, a certificate, award necklace, attendance at a workshop on non-profit development and receive technical assistance to help their project grow to reach more people. The purpose of the organization is to encourage grassroots … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs Prize!

Deadline: 25 April 2018 Feed the Future is currently accepting applications for its Accelerating Women Entrepreneurs prize to access investment advice, business analysis, and other services to take their agribusinesses to the next level. This prize will help women take their businesses to the next level by providing winners with acceleration services including investment readiness consulting, investor matchmaking support, and business analysis. This prize will help woman-led enterprises … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 EU Human Rights Defenders Award!

Deadline: 29 March 2018 The European Union Delegation in Uganda, together with the European Union Member States represented in Uganda and the Embassy of Norway, is seeking nominations for the 2018 EU Human Rights Defenders (HRD) Award. The award recognises outstanding contributions to the promotion and protection of human rights in Uganda. The award is presented annually, to raise awareness of the work of Human Rights Defenders in Uganda. The award recognises and honours the achievements of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards!

Deadline: 24 May 2018 Applications are open for “2018 The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards” with an aim to recognize pioneering individuals who have persevered in their commitment to making the world a better place for women and children in the areas of health, education, leadership development, social reform and esteem. The Jaffe Awards are designed to recognize the spirit and values of Roslyn Jaffe. In 1962, Mrs. Jaffe, along with her husband Elliot Jaffe, co-founded dressbarn. Since then, they have … [Read more...]

Wellcome Trust: Seeking Applications for Investigator Awards in Science

Deadline: 24 July 2018 The Wellcome Trust is currently accepting applications for its Investigator Awards in Science that enable independent researchers with a compelling research vision to tackle the most important questions in science. Benefits research expenses staff materials and consumables animals equipment access charges research management and support costs travel and subsistence overseas allowances fieldwork expenses inflation allowance … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for AU-RIATT-ESA Media Award on Reporting Child Marriage in Africa!

Deadline:  23 March 2018 Nominations are open for the AU-RIATT-ESA reporting on Child Marriage in Africa Awards 2018 that are presented to individual journalists that have significantly contributed to the promotion of the principles espoused by the Campaign to end Child Marriage in Africa through their print articles or electronic reporting. The objective of the Awards is to promote reporting of child marriage issues hence raising public awareness, understanding and action. Award recipients … [Read more...]

Apply for Swedish Institute’s Food for Tomorrow Innovation Challenge in Skopje!

Deadline: 21 March 2018 Do you dream of a sustainable food system for tomorrow? If yes, then apply for the 2018 Food for Tomorrow innovation challenge in Skopje. The Swedish Institute has launched a three -year regional initiative Food for Tomorrow 2017-2019. The initiative targets change makers and innovatiors working with sustainable food systems on the Western Balkans and in Sweden. The initiative aims to support local actions with global potential and to create new networks between … [Read more...]

Brower Youth Awards: Recognizing the Outstanding Leadership Efforts of Young People

Deadline: 20 May 2018 Earth Island Institute is currently inviting eligible applicants for The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership, established to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower. The Award recognizes the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet. Award Details Each of the six recipients of the Brower Youth Awards will receive a $3,000 cash prize, a professionally produced short film about their … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers

Deadline: 15 July 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers Award that is open for all Filipino citizens and Filipino volunteer organizations, including local chapters of foreign volunteer organizations that currently provide volunteer services in the Western Visayas region or for the whole country. Spearheaded by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), together with the National Volunteer Month (NVM) Steering Committee and the Search … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development!

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Applications are open for Dioscoro L. Umali Achievement Award in Agricultural Development. The award recognizes exemplary individuals in Southeast Asia who have contributed to the advancement of agricultural development in the region as exemplified by Dr. Dioscoro L. Umali, the first Director of the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) and a renowned development practitioner. It covers achievements along the full range … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Social Alpha Energy Challenge!

Deadline: 7 April 2018 Do you have a solution to India’s energy problems? If yes, then apply for the Social Alpha Energy Challenge! Social Alpha has launched a India’s first and most ambitious nationwide search for innovators and entrepreneurs in the energy space under the “Social Alpha Energy Challenge” with the mission to power, connect and light up the future. Benefits Up to ten winners will be awarded 6-18 months of incubation by the upcoming Tata Smart Energy Incubation Centre, host to … [Read more...]

Allard Prize for International Integrity: Protection of Human Rights and Fight against Corruption

Deadline: 15 January 2019 The Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, has currently launched nominations for the Allard Prize for International Integrity, awarded biennially to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law. Corruption and human rights violations are serious global issues … [Read more...]

CEP Call for Nominations: Youth Civic Engagement Award

Deadline: 5 April 2018 USAID’s Civic Engagement Project (CEP) is currently inviting individuals, organizations, institutions, media, businesses and members of the community to nominate one or more people or organizations from one of the following categories: individual young men and women, informal youth groups, and youth civil society organizations (CSOs) to be considered for CEP’s Annual Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA). CEP will award up to four Youth Civic Engagement Award (YCEA) to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Andrew E. Rice Award!

Deadline: 26 March 2018 Applications are now open for 2018 Andrew E. Rice Award recognizes the achievements of an exceptional young professional working in the field of international development. The winner will be notified on 30 April, 2018. The recipient of this award will demonstrate leadership and innovation, as well as tremendous promise for advancement in the field of international development. The selected winner will also recognize the importance of international development as a … [Read more...]

Wellcome Foundation: Seeking Applications for Master’s Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Deadline University nomination deadline: 23 March 2018 Application deadline: 2 May 2018 The Wellcome Foundation is seeking applications for its Master's Awards in Humanities and Social Science that enable researchers to undertake humanities or social science Master's courses in any area of health. Benefits A Master’s Award is for one year. Support includes: a student stipend approved tuition fees, according to the rate charged by the training organisation Eligibility … [Read more...]

Applications Open for USAID’s WomenConnect Challenge!

Deadline: 4 May 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a global call for solutions designed to close the digital gender divide. The WomenConnect Challenge (WomenConnect) will identify and accelerate comprehensive solutions that empower women and girls to access and use digital technology to drive positive health, education, and livelihood outcomes for themselves and their families. USAID will identify and support solutions that empower women and girls … [Read more...]